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Old 09-09-2012, 02:32 AM   #21
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Where can I find non-corrosive ammo? And what's the price difference? Is mil-surp ammo better to shoot even though its corrosive?
Brown bear and other modern factory loads are non corrosive. Certain manufactures slip my mind at the moment. Depends on what you mean by better... It's cheaper, FMJ, and have ok to ehh accuracy. YMMV, my 34' likes 203 grain brown bear soft points.
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Corrosive ammo will begin to destroy the bore of your rifle within hours of shooting if not cleaned properly. There are some other forums devoted specifically to the Mosin-Nagant that will have detailed cleaning instructions. It is not difficult to clean the rifles, but you need to to it properly and consistantly.
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http://7.62x54r.net/MosinID/MosinM9130S.htm

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Where can I find non-corrosive ammo? And what's the price difference? Is mil-surp ammo better to shoot even though its corrosive?
Any local gun shop...the 'net...easy to find...

The price difference...cheaper to buy in bulk...

Mil-surp tends to be less accurate but it's the ammo the gun was meant to shoot...
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Ive bought 5 guns from buds, all handguns. Came fairly quickly. FFL on the other hand...just suck.
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Yeah my guns been delivered but I have to wait another 12 days because my new license isn't 30 days old! Wth??
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The difference in modern commercial and surplus (corrosive) ammo prices is the difference in about $.18 per round and $.50 cents per round. You can shoot almost three times the ammo for the dollar. That is important if, like me, you are a tightwad and you shoot a lot of ammo.
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Yeah my guns been delivered but I have to wait another 12 days because my new license isn't 30 days old! Wth??
Let me guess...you're in Illinois?
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I've got a lgs that sells mil-surp ammo buy the box, case or pallet. I bought a spam can of Bulgarian 7.62x54R (300 rounds) for 42 bucks. I'm not sure of what year it was manufactured or bullet or powder weight but I know my 46' M44 shoots it fine, not super accurate but what can you expect from cheap ammo.
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No I'm in virginia
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And I'm sorry if this is a horrible noob question but what does lgs mean? Local gun show?
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Local gun store.
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